The Symbol of the Mermaid – Copenhagen, Denmark

Probably not many of you know that the mermaid is an ancient symbol of fertility and youth.  It’s clear that there are early European drawings of many mermaid type figures along with many stories of fertility, sexuality and alchemy.  The image of the mermaid was known as Melusine which in the early days was portrayed… Continue reading The Symbol of the Mermaid – Copenhagen, Denmark

Why Is Easter Earlier Than Passover This Year?

  Before answering this question, we all need to understand that Easter and Passover are two individual holidays.  Since they are different, then it is normal for them to have two different dates.  Most of the time these holidays are extremely close to each other, but there are some years that these will be on… Continue reading Why Is Easter Earlier Than Passover This Year?

The Origins of Passover and Easter

As a child I believed (as a child does) that all I was told was true — traditions, holidays, what have you.  Generation after generation we are taught, and later teach our children the very same ideas and traditions that are blindly passed down.  The same applies to the holiday that most of the western… Continue reading The Origins of Passover and Easter